Añar / அஞர்/ මනෝඝාතය
A collaborative dance film, Añar, portrays a Sri Lankan dancer who was abducted and tortured by the Sri Lankan security forces after the end of the war in 2009. The title of the film, taken from the title of a poem by Cheran means Trauma in English but in Tamil and Sinhalese the word more specifically denotes a complex trauma resulting from war.
BRITISH CINEMATOGRAPHER - NOVEMBER 2016
Featuring in November's issue of the British Cinematographer - Meet the New Wave, Fresh Blood. Christopher Sabogal speaks to us about his best and worst moment on set, the best thing about being a DP and his aspirations for the future.
PLAYSTATION VR - MANVSMACHINE
TV commercial for Sony Playstation's new Virtual Reality system directed by ManvsMachine for Friend. Our protagonist explores a world of gaming like never before, and discovers a universe of possibilities. He explores alien planets. Becomes a bank robber. Becomes the Batman.
ORANGE - MATTHIJS VAN HEIJNINGEN
New christmas TV commercial for Orange directed by Matthijs Van Heijningen for Soixan7e Quin5e. Two neighbours compete in a lights battle to have the best Christmas light show in their street and go to extremes to beat each other.
BORDERLAND TX - PHOTO JOURNAL
Personal photo project Borderland TX poetically explores the human spirit in the immense, primitive and mystical landscape of West Texas - a historic landscape of beauty and power, struggle and survival. It forms the ever present atmospheric backdrop as we delve into the soul of the characters and small communities that have and still inhabit this land.
ROAD SAFETY - GIOACCHINO PETRONICEE
TV Commercial for the Road Safety Authority directed by Gioacchino Petronicee for Moonwalk films. It is an unsettling film which is all about a loss of control, and a preventable one at that. We witness a man tumbling through a dark vacuum as he desperately tries to cling onto the people that he loves before he comes back with a thud to a sickening reality.